New York Times bestselling author Lauren Myracle offers a spine-tingling, unforgettable story of friendship gone very, very wrong. Lauren Myracle brings her. Bliss. Lauren Myracle, Author. Abrams/Amulet $ (p) ISBN Raised on a commune, year-old Bliss Inthemorningdew has been. horror; more icky than scary. Read Common Sense Media’s Bliss review, age rating, and parents guide. more icky than scary. Lauren Myracle · Horror;

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Bliss’s characterizations rung true to her naive fourteen-year-old, daughter-of-hippies image. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. But Bliss is able to see through much of this superficiality, partly because of her unconventional upbringing her hippie parents raised her on a communeand partly because she is generally a caring, down-to-earth person.

I was not expecting this at all when I began this book, and this book alone ensures Lauren Myracle is, for the time being, on my radar. She insists that Bliss spend all her time with her and not her other friends. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs.

Aug 24, Mary rated it did not like it Shelves: And then what happens? Bliss believes in civil rights and is horrified by the wrong-headedness of her peers, but she makes friends with them anyway, because Bliss desperately wants friends her own age; she’s never had any, because she used to live on a commune, where there weren’t any teenagers.

My favorite part of this book was how Myracle slowly builds the tension. It also had way too much happening in the plot.


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Time goes by and Sarah Lynn and Bliss start talking and hanging out, they pretty much became friends. Thanks for the tip! Because there was so much going on, it was hard to connect with any one character.

Share your thoughts with blss customers. Just because she and S are one now, her blood voice is no longer heard?


But Bliss was really fresh and great and I loved her outlook on life. In addition, all the quotations that separated each chapter became annoying. Dec 18, Laura rated it it was ok Shelves: I think it just needed a little more hair raising moments. In fact, the book hooked me in from the beginning and I became even mgracle interested as the chapters unfolded.

I also think she developed her characters really well. But Mayberry lzuren poor preparation for Crestview Academy, an elite school where the tensions of the present and the dark secrets of the past threaten to simmer into violence. It features three friends—Zoe, Maddie, and Angela—who experience typical high school drama: Get it now on Searching for vliss and purchasing options She also wrote Rhymes with Witches and Blisswhich came out inis its prequel.

Families can talk about how Sandy emotionally manipulates Bliss and ways Bliss could have been more forceful in standing up for herself. I have no clue, and Myraclee really don’t want to spend my time worrying about it. The author incorporates so many themes — hippies, racism, class, history, school cliques, the Manson trial, and the occult — that the result is ominous and yet full of plot holes.

Or it did, until the last quarter of the book, which went downhill. As if this dysfunctional relationship weren’t stressful enough, Bliss also seems to be in psychic communication with a girl who took her own life many years ago at Crestview. But the thing is, I wondered how they even progressed to the whole dating scene. I just think she should have spent more time developing the plot which was lquren sometimes and just could have been done better.


O tom pesado que permeia a trama serviu pra me prender e me instigar durante toda a kauren.

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Sandy was somewhat developed, but it didn’t feel like Sarah was developed well. This page was last edited on 20 Decemberat Myracle is highly critical of adults attempting to keep books away from teenagers, believing that kids are smart enough to understand the message in books and learn their lessons.

Now, to state the obvious: According to the American Library AssociationMyracle’s books were the most challenged books of and This is truly the worst book I have ever read!!! The ending ended up flat, uneventful, and just plain uncool.

May 19, laaaaames rated it liked it. So this sounds like it could be a typical high school girl friendship story, where the outsiders overcome the cruel popular girl, right? It started out on a creepy note, and there wasn’t any complaint about Myracle’s writing.